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BIH Chair for Genomic Medicine and Founding Director of the BIH Genomic Medicine Center
Published(938 days ago)
Deadline for applications(895 days ago)
Berliner Institut für Gesundheitsforschung (BIG) - Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)Berlin
The Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) is a new health research institution forming a translational
research commons for over 4,000 clinicians and scientists of Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, one of
Europe’s largest academic health systems, and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz
Association (MDC), a global leader in molecular biology and genetics research. With its strategic priorities
on personalized medicine and advanced therapies for debilitating progressive diseases, the BIH is now conducting
global searches for five inaugural Chairs who will each establish innovative, interactive research centers and
programs in digital health, clinical-translational sciences, genomic medicine, disease modelling, and cell and
gene therapies, respectively.
BIH CHAIR FOR GENOMIC MEDICINE AND FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF THE BIH GENOMIC MEDICINE CENTER
The BIH invites applications for the position of BIH Chair for Genomic Medicine. The Chair will serve as Founding
Director of the BIH Genomic Medicine Center. The Chair will possess appropriate stature as an international leader
with outstanding track record of high-impact research and demonstrated expertise in the application of next generation
sequencing, bioinformatics, single cell analyses and / or OMICS technologies to understand disease
mechanisms. Experience with clinical implementation of genomic medicine is desirable.
The Chair will provide vision and leadership to establish the BIH Genomic Medicine Center by recruiting outstanding
scientists and staff, and by promoting collaborations among investigators to develop, establish, and disseminate
cutting-edge methods and technology for genomic medicine. As Director of the BIH Genomic Medicine Center, the Chair
will work with leading researchers and clinicians to foster translational collaboration of the BIH research commons
and interact with complementary structures of Charité and MDC. The position is affiliated with the Charité.
The candidates must qualify for appointment as full professor (W3-level professor) of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin
Berlin in fulfillment of the professional conditions of appointment according to § 100 of the Berlin Higher Education
Act. The successful candidates will be dynamic individuals with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, an excellent
third-party funding record, administrative expertise, and proven commitment to education and mentorship of students, fellows
and faculty. Experience with industry partnerships and regulatory environments is a plus.
The BIH actively promotes equal opportunity and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of their cultural and social
background, age, religion, belief, disability or sexual orientation.
Applications of women are explicitly encouraged. Applicants with a disability are given preferred consideration if equally qualified.
For further information about BIH and enquiries about the position please visit www.bihealth.org
or contact Prof. Dr. Erwin Böttinger (email@example.com).
Interested candidates should send their applications including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of the envisioned
research program (3-5 pages) in a single PDF file (maximum file size 8 MB) to firstname.lastname@example.org by
April 7, 2017. In addition, three independent letters of recommendation should be sent directly to
email@example.com by the same deadline.
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